User Account / Personal Details

A user account is set-up after successfully registering to use the University Library.

You can access your user account via the University Library´s homepage, the OPAC or the Discovery System. This is where you will find all of the important information:


Shows the ordered and lend out literature and offers you the chance to renew your loan periods.


Displays the titles you have reserved.


Displays due fees and fines


Allows you to request or change your password.


Informs you of your Library Account´s date of expiry.
The library must be informed immediately of any change of address.

Users will primarily receive notifications from the University Library via email. Please provide the Service Desk with your current email address.

The request/change password function is available on the user account login page. After entering your user number, a temporary password will be sent to the email address saved in your user account. The temporary password is to be changed within 24h, if not it will become invalid.

You can watch a video how to request a password for your user account.

Central University Library
Service Desk

Berthold-Beitz-Platz Campus

Postal Address:
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 10
17487 Greifswald
Tel. +49 3834 420 1567
Fax +49 3834 420 1510


Webmail at the University of Greifswald
The University Library will primarily send notifications to your university email address. You can access your emails using the University´s webmail.